An Archival Analysis of Governance Crises in Pakistan

Ghazal Khawaja Hummayun Akhtar


Since the independence, Pakistan has been facing political and economic catastrophe. For the purpose to achieve meaningful governance variations in the administrative structures were adopted from time to time. Various LG reforms were also initiated to inculcate leadership from grass root. It is the need of time that common men to be motivated and the appointment of people should be on merit to deal with all existing problems efficiently. Besides this a new culture of accountability should also be established in Pakistan. This article sheds light on the overall performance of government regimes in the history of Pakistan with a major focus on the economic ups and downs. It begins with the creation of Pakistan, and gradually discusses economic and administrative consequences of the decisions and policies of all the regimes. Pakistan's industrial growth, social development and political stability have remained a victim of rent-capturing of its elite and interest groups. This analysis is followed by a discussion of the their utility of Local Government System in bringing about well being of the people and allowing a balanced economic growth that reduces inequalities of income as well as opportunity

Keywords: Bureaucrat, Political Conflict, Governance, Councilors, Accountability

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